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Bethesda, MD (Maryland) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $938,800 (it was $374,400 in 2000)
Bethesda:

$938,800
Maryland:

$312,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $691,500 - $1,314,700

Bethesda,MD index of house prices

Total population: 60,858 (Urban population: 55,300, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 28,718 (26,677 occupied: 17,384 owner occupied, 9,293 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

33%

Housing density: 2,185 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,112,148.

Median contract rent in 2017: $993 (lower quartile is $821, upper quartile is $1,416)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $5,154


Median gross rent in Bethesda, MD in 2017: $1,013

Housing units in Bethesda with a mortgage: 12,260 (279 second mortgage, 2,194 home equity loan, 44 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,124

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $235,625

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $173,438

Median monthly housing costs: $2,401


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Bethesda, Maryland Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 68,297
  • In family households: 55,841 (11,062 male householders, 6,349 female householders)
    15,315 spouses, 21,204 children (20,495 natural, 378 adopted, 331 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 428 brothers or sisters, 649 parents, 249 other relatives, 585 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 10,873 (3,756 male householders (3,316 living alone)), 5,510 female householders (4,693 living alone)), 1,607 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,583

Size of family households: 7,543 2-persons, 3,914 3-persons, 4,038 4-persons, 1,603 5-persons, 313 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,009 1-person, 1,127 2-persons, 130 3-persons.

12,716 married couples with children.
1,260 single-parent households (359 men, 901 women).

72.0% of residents of Bethesda speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
11.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 17,021 (24.9%)
(41.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

9.0
State:

7.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.7
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 39no bedroom
  • 8731 bedroom
  • 1,7912 bedrooms
  • 4,3063 bedrooms
  • 5,9954 bedrooms
  • 4,3805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 632no bedroom
  • 3,5951 bedroom
  • 3,2462 bedrooms
  • 1,0213 bedrooms
  • 5634 bedrooms
  • 2365+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Bethesda in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bethesda in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 537no vehicle
  • 4,9161 vehicle
  • 9,2242 vehicles
  • 2,0853 vehicles
  • 4334 vehicles
  • 1895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Bethesda in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Bethesda in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,181no vehicle
  • 5,7061 vehicle
  • 2,0102 vehicles
  • 3543 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 01 room
  • 2152 rooms
  • 7833 rooms
  • 6914 rooms
  • 9385 rooms
  • 1,3716 rooms
  • 2,0067 rooms
  • 2,3348 rooms
  • 9,0469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 4311 room
  • 1,9772 rooms
  • 1,6373 rooms
  • 2,4574 rooms
  • 8335 rooms
  • 1736 rooms
  • 8447 rooms
  • 2708 rooms
  • 6719+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Bethesda, MD
  • Bethesda, MD household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Bethesda, MD in 2017
  • 398Less than $10,000
  • 459$10,000 to $19,999
  • 1,057$20,000 to $29,999
  • 809$30,000 to $39,999
  • 931$40,000 to $49,999
  • 1,049$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,826$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,120$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,972$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,636$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,372$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11,048$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Bethesda, MD

  • Distribution of house value in Bethesda, MD in 2017
  • 64Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 12$40,000 to $49,999
  • 7$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3$70,000 to $79,999
  • 50$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 62$100,000 to $124,999
  • 25$125,000 to $149,999
  • 104$150,000 to $174,999
  • 109$175,000 to $199,999
  • 199$200,000 to $249,999
  • 307$250,000 to $299,999
  • 794$300,000 to $399,999
  • 635$400,000 to $499,999
  • 3,764$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5,508$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,033$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,274$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,343$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Bethesda, MD

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Bethesda, MD in 2017
  • 48Less than $100
  • 34$100 to $149
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 99$200 to $249
  • 27$300 to $349
  • 49$400 to $449
  • 3$500 to $549
  • 28$550 to $599
  • 13$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 58$800 to $899
  • 128$900 to $999
  • 336$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,080$1,250 to $1,499
  • 3,108$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,540$2,000 to $2,499
  • 803$2,500 to $2,999
  • 844$3,000 to $3,499
  • 454$3,500 or more
  • 132No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 50.5%
Number of people working at home: 3,425 (9.9% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 489
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,334
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,504
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,771
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,149
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,834
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,743
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,472
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,546
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,948
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,085
  • 90 or more minutes: 320
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bethesda

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 57,866 (64%)
  • Carpooled: 9,662 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6,808 (8%)
  • Subway or elevated: 7,637 (8%)
  • Railroad: 459 (1%)
  • Taxi: 819 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 946 (1%)
  • Walked: 2,232 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 3,425 (4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 0.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 3.5%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bethesda, Maryland
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Bethesda, Maryland
  • 5,0792010 or later
  • 2,6212000 to 2009
  • 2,7971990 to 1999
  • 2,0751980 to 1989
  • 1,9011970 to 1979
  • 2,545Before 1970
Ancestries in Bethesda, MD

First ancestries reported:

  • Irish: 1,861 (5.4%)
  • Eastern European: 1,791 (5.2%)
  • German: 1,786 (5.1%)
  • American: 1,692 (4.9%)
  • European: 1,514 (4.4%)
  • English: 1,081 (3.1%)
  • Greek: 1,028 (3.0%)
  • Italian: 1,018 (2.9%)
  • Russian: 903 (2.6%)
  • French: 633 (1.8%)
  • Polish: 577 (1.7%)
  • British: 548 (1.6%)
  • Iranian: 466 (1.3%)
  • Portuguese: 420 (1.2%)
  • Serbian: 408 (1.2%)
  • Brazilian: 383 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 318 (0.9%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 301 (0.9%)
  • Hungarian: 262 (0.8%)
  • Egyptian: 250 (0.7%)
  • Turkish: 215 (0.6%)
  • African: 191 (0.6%)
  • Swedish: 188 (0.5%)
  • Albanian: 183 (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 175 (0.5%)
  • Danish: 159 (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 156 (0.4%)
  • Armenian: 130 (0.4%)
  • Jamaican: 127 (0.4%)
  • Senegalese: 122 (0.4%)
  • Lebanese: 120 (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 116 (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 102 (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 101 (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 92 (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 85 (0.2%)
  • Ethiopian: 84 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 84 (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 79 (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 59 (0.2%)
  • Palestinian: 57 (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 55 (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 54 (0.2%)
  • Israeli: 52 (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 44 (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 41 (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 35 (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 33 (0.10%)
  • Swiss: 30 (0.09%)
  • Syrian: 27 (0.08%)
  • Haitian: 26 (0.07%)
  • Estonian: 22 (0.06%)
  • Czech: 21 (0.06%)
  • Liberian: 19 (0.05%)
  • Moroccan: 17 (0.05%)
  • Ugandan: 17 (0.05%)
  • Slovak: 14 (0.04%)
  • Scandinavian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Slavic: 12 (0.03%)
  • Ghanaian: 12 (0.03%)
  • Belizean: 12 (0.03%)
  • Australian: 10 (0.03%)
  • South African: 10 (0.03%)
  • Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 10 (0.03%)
  • West Indian: 10 (0.03%)
  • Slovene: 9 (0.03%)
  • Cape Verdean: 9 (0.03%)
  • Icelander: 9 (0.03%)
  • Carpatho Rusyn: 7 (0.02%)
  • Guyanese: 6 (0.02%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 5 (0.01%)
  • Arab: 4 (0.01%)
  • Celtic: 3 (0.01%)
  • Macedonian: 3 (0.01%)
  • Kenyan: 2 (0.01%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

India
Bethesda:

6.4% (925)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Bethesda:

6.1% (885)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

France
Bethesda:

5.6% (812)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Bethesda:

4.2% (602)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Philippines
Bethesda:

3.8% (546)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Brazil
Bethesda:

3.8% (544)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Greece
Bethesda:

3.4% (486)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Japan
Bethesda:

3.1% (450)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Iran
Bethesda:

2.8% (411)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Russia
Bethesda:

2.6% (382)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Germany
Bethesda:

2.5% (360)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Korea
Bethesda:

2.3% (337)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Spain
Bethesda:

2.1% (301)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Argentina
Bethesda:

2.1% (301)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Canada
Bethesda:

1.9% (281)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Mexico
Bethesda:

1.8% (266)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Peru
Bethesda:

1.8% (255)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Taiwan
Bethesda:

1.7% (250)
Maryland:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,351
  • Other state: 41,695
  • Northeast: 12,533
  • Midwest: 6,546
  • South: 18,688
  • West: 3,928

84.6% of Bethesda residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 13.4% lived in Maryland.


Bethesda:

84.6%
State average:

86.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 45
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 694
  • Less than 1 year of college: 300
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 533
  • Associate degree: 576
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,402
  • Master's degree: 6,146
  • Professional school degree: 4,509
  • Doctorate degree: 2,851
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 161
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 156
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,592
  • Less than 1 year of college: 202
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,441
  • Associate degree: 875
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,938
  • Master's degree: 7,056
  • Professional school degree: 3,699
  • Doctorate degree: 2,146
Educational Attainment for Females
Bethesda marital status for males
Bethesda marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,556
  • One, attached: 1,356
  • Two: 129
  • 3 or 4: 328
  • 5 to 9: 621
  • 10 to 19: 501
  • 20 to 49: 997
  • 50 or more: 8,184
  • Mobile homes: 46

Median worth of mobile homes: $1,087,184

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Bethesda
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bethesda, MD
  • 77.6%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bethesda, MD
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 45.4%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,185
Here:

26.3%
Maryland:

12.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,361
Here:

35.0%
Maryland:

12.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 852
Here:

32.2%
Maryland:

18.9%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability